Drapery, Blackout Fabrics & Woven Glass

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IAA
Exhibition Stand Mercedes-Benz
Frankfurt / Germany

 

Project

Acoustic improvement of the Mercedes Benz booth during IAA with the aid of translucent acoustic curtains.

  • Manufacture and installation of nine curtains made from ABSORBER LIGHT in grey silver.
  • Installed on ELEGANCE walk along track systems; curved according to client requirements.

 

Client

  • Display International GmbH

 

Location

  • Frankfurt / Germany
 
 
 
 Further information, planning and audio examples can be found on gerriets-acoustics.com
 

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Library of Architecture, Art & Design
Fachhochschule Münster / Germany

 

Project

  • Visual and acoustic separation of a seminar room in the academic library for architecture, arts and design.
  • Manufacture and installation of a 5-layer Sound Curtain OFFICE drape with wave optic.
  • Outer layer made from SATIN CS; printed and custom designed to client requirements.
  • Installed on oval curved TRUMPF walk along track.

 

General contractor

  • W. Averbeck GmbH

 

Architect

  • Planungsgemeinschaft Zauberscho(e)n of Münster and Bühler & Bühler Architekten

 

Client

  • Fachhochschule Münster

 

Location

  • Münster / Germany

 

Further information, planning and audio examples can be found on gerriets-acoustics.com.








 

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Gerriets GmbH
Umkirch / Germany

 

Project

  • Translucent curtains for various Gerriets offices which serve as a design element while creating an acoustically optimized and modern atmosphere.
  • Manufacture and installation of various two-tone curtain systems made from ABSORBER LIGHT; in anthracite and grey silver.
  • Installed on an ELEGANCE walk along track system.

Location
  • Umkirch / Germany

 

Further information, planning and audio examples can be found on gerriets-acoustics.com.

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Library University of Applied Sciences for Public Administration
Cologne / Germany

 

Project

The straight and curved acoustic curtains shown in the library of the University of Applied Sciences for Public Administration are reminiscent of the world-famous "Café Samt & Seide", which was designed by Lilly Reich and Ludwig Mies van der Rohe in 1927. Sound curtains are used to create flexible and acoustically separated quiet areas:

  • Three 5-layer sound curtain OFFICE drapes with wave optic.
  • Outer layer made from drapery fabric SATIN CS in signal white.
  • Installation of the TRUMPF 95 OFFICE track system on a suspended ceiling of white metal grid elements.

 

Building Contractor

  • State North Rhine Westphalia
     

General Contractor

  • Zechbau GmbH

 

Architect and Structural Engineering

  • Andreas Schüring Architekten BDA

 

Client

  • University of Applied Sciences for Public Administration Cologne

 

Location

  • Cologne / Germany

 

Further information, planning and audio examples can be found on gerriets-acoustics.com.

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Open Systems AG
Zurich / Switzerland

 

Project

  • Project study: Open space-in-space concept which is acoustically optimized and allows a panoramic view of the Alps.
  • Manufacture and installation of 90 m² (970 ft²) of ABSORBER LIGHT in white as wall covering for the interior.
  • Manufacture and installation of 100 m² (1.075 ft²) of bleached muslin SHIRTING; in white; as ceiling of the test set-up.

 

Architect

  • Meury Architektur GmbH

 

Client

  • Open Systems AG
 

Location

  • Zurich / Switzerland

 

Further information, planning and audio examples can be found on gerriets-acoustics.com.


 

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Holzmarkt 1
Cologne / Germany

 

Project

  • Curtains for the foyer of a new office building, which serve as a design element and create an acoustically optimised and modern atmosphere.
  • Manufacture and installation of two curtains made from ABSORBER LIGHT in anthracite.
  • Installed on two ELEGANCE track systems with FRICTION-DRIVE.

 

Client

  • Mathes GmbH
 

Location

  • Cologne / Germany

 

Further information, planning and audio examples can be found on gerriets-acoustics.com.

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Clark Music Center
Lawrenceville School
Lawrenceville, NJ / USA

 

Project

  • Replacement of previous semi-sheer curtains in two recital halls to create an acoustically optimized space while maintaining the sunlit nature of the rooms.
  • Manufacture and installation of 16 ABSORBER LIGHT curtains in light beige with 100 % fullness to create maximum sound absorbency. 
  • Installed on eight TRUMPF manual bi-part track systems.

 

Client

  • The Lawrenceville School
 

Location

  • Lawrenceville, NJ / USA

 

Further information, planning and audio examples can be found on gerriets-acoustics.com.

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PUMA SE
Herzogenaurach / Germany

 

Project

  • Translucent sound absorbant curtains for the PUMA office building.
  • Manufacture and installation of two ABSORBER LIGHT curtains; in grey silver.
  • Installed on two single ELEGANCE walk along track systems.

 

Client

  • PUMA SE
 

Location

  • Herzogenaurach / Germany

 

Further information, planning and audio examples can be found on gerriets-acoustics.com.

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Endress+Hauser Messtechnik
Weil am Rhein / Germany

 

Project

  • Visual and acoustic separation of conference islands.
  • Manufacture and installation of two 7-layer sound curtain OFFICE drapes with wave optic; a custom made wall unit is used to park curtains out of sight.
  • Outer layer made from sound absorbent SATIN CS drapery fabric; in mouse grey.
  • Installed on a curved, white TRUMPF 95 OFFICE walk along track system.

 

Client

  • Endress+Hauser Messtechnik
 

Location

  • Weil am Rhein / Germany

 

Further information, planning and audio examples can be found on gerriets-acoustics.com.

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Gerriets GmbH
Umkirch / Germany

 

Project

  • Creation of a visually and acoustically separated meeting area in an open-plan office.
  • Manufacture and installation of a 7-layer sound curtain OFFICE drape.
  • Outer layer made from SATIN CS sound absorbent drapery fabric; custom designed and individually printed.
  • Installed on a TRUMPF 95 OFFICE track system with FRICTION-DRIVE.

 

Location

  • Umkirch / Germany


Further information, planning and audio examples can be found on gerriets-acoustics.com.

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Hotel Glockenspitze
Restaurant Maracana
Altenkirchen / Germany

 

Project

  • The redesign of the "Maracana" restaurant in the Glockenspitze adventure and sports hotel; using printed sound and partition curtains as well as a wall and door covering with prints from the "Estádio do Maracanã" stadium in Brazil, a well-known venue from the Olympic Games and two World Soccer Championships.
  • Production and installation of a string curtain using the MACAU CLASSIC effect fabric to highlight the VIP area of the restaurant.
  • Further backdrop for the VIP area with the aid of our 5-layer sound curtain OFFICE in wave design, which serves as an entrance and waiting area; outer layer made of the sound absorbing object fabric SATIN CS; printed according to the customer's specifications with an artistic interpretation of the Olympic victory celebration; suspended on TRUMPF 95 OFFICE rail system; curtain dimensions: approx. 14.0 x 3.8 m (46 x 12 ft).
  • Fabrication of two partition curtains made using sound-absorbing SATIN CS fabric; front side printed with the "Maracana" stadium folding chairs and rear side printed with the Olympic fire as requested by the customer; suspended using TRUMPF 95 rail system; curtain dimensions: approx. 6.0 x 3.1 m (20 x 10 ft).
  • Production of a wall and door paneling; printed with the panorama of the "Maracana" stadium as requested by the customer; dimensions of the wall and door paneling: approx. 13.6 x 3.5 m (45 x 11 ft).

 

Constructor

  • Hotel Glockenspitze

 

Design

  • n³ architektur

 

Client

  • Knoeppel GmbH

 

Location

  • Altenkirchen / Germany

 

Further information, planning and audio examples can be found on gerriets-acoustics.com. 

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Intuitive Surgical Deutschland GmbH
Freiburg / Germany

 

Project

  • Manufacture and installation of 13 pcs. 3-layer sound curtains OFFICE with outer layers of SATIN CS in white and light grey, mounted on TRUMPF 95 track systems.
  • Upon customer's request, the microfibre handle edges were designed over the full curtain height.  
  • The curtains can be completely parked with little parking space to obtain a large event area.  
 


Client

  • H&S Stahlbauteile GdbR
 


Location

  • Freiburg / Germany

 

Further information, planning and audio examples can be found on gerriets-acoustics.com. 

 
 
 
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Bühler AG
Uzwil / Switzerland

 

Project

Partitioning of the main auditorium from the office areas with up to 30 dB sound insulation: 

  • Multiple 12-layer sound curtain OFFICE drapes with wave optic; outer layer made from SATIN CS; in beige.
  • All curtains installed on TRUMPF 95 track system; motorized with tandem FRICTION DRIVE motors; coupled to the fire alarm system for automatic curtain opening in case of fire.
  • Automated emergency exits at all parts of the curtains which can be manually operated by pulling the cord.
  • Additionally multiple 5-layer sound curtains OFFICE to separate the 'napping zones'. 

 

Architect

  • Carlos Martinez Architekten

 

Client

  • Bühler AG

 

Location

  • Uzwil / Switzerland

 

Further information, planning and audio examples can be found on gerriets-acoustics.com. 

 

 

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Alnatura Arbeitswelt
Darmstadt / Germany

 

Project

Variable room separation, which picks up on the basic concept of simple, natural aesthetics with the help of targeted colour accentuation and preserves the modern, open flair of the office landscape:

  • Seven 7-layer and 18 2-layer sound curtain OFFICE drapes with wave optic.

  • Outer layers made from drapery fabric SATIN CS and from a customised textile; in the colours agate grey and ochre.

  • Installed on 25 TRUMPF 95 OFFICE track systems.

 

Contractor

  • Alnatura GmbH 

 

Client

  • Campus 360 GmbH
 

Location

  • Darmstadt / Germany
 
Further information, planning and audio examples can be found on gerriets-acoustics.com.

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OMICRON Headquarters
Klaus / Austria

 

Project

  • Manufacture and installation of four outdoor curtains made from weatherproofed and slender outdoor textile SKYLIGHT; in the colour beige.
  • Dimensions of the curtains: each approx. 14.0 x 8.0 m (46 x 26 ft).
  • Installed on a JOKER 95 track system with FRICTION-DRIVE and G-FRAME control.

 

Client

  • OMICRON electronics GmbH

 

Location

  • Klaus / Austria
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Kolumbusjolle
Europa-Park
Rust / Germany

 

Project

LED ceiling element for 'Columbus' crossing to America' in the Spanish area of the theme park:

  • Three-dimensional ceiling covering made from the object fabric ECLIPSE; with small cut-outs for LEDs; in the colour navy blue.

 

Client

  • Europa-Park
 

Location

  • Rust / Germany
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Bremen Arena
Bremen / Germany


Project

  • Retracting STRATUS festoon curtain system for subdividing massive arena.
  • Custom-fabricated curtains made from woven-glass textile.

 

Client

  • BgA Veranstaltung & Wirtschaftsförderung Bremen

 

Location

  • Bremen / Germany
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Dogus Automotion
Istanbul / Turkey

 

Project

  • 361 ft (110 m) STUDIO E and 787 ft (240 m) curved STUDIO track system.

  • 820 ft (250 m) white MACAU string curtain.

  • Three grey, 2-layer SATIN CS curtains, 246 ft wide x 33 ft high (280 x 110 m).

  • TUBE roller screen system with ATREX front-projection screen, 33 ft wide x 28 ft high (10 x 8.5 m).

  • RUNWAY roller screen system, 18 ft wide x 10 ft high (5.5 x 3 m).


Client

  • Benart

 

Location

  • Istanbul / Turkey
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Saxon State Opera
Dresden / Germany

 

Project

  • Specially fabricated to reproduce historic original.
  • Size each part: 40 ft wide x 47.5 ft high (12 m x 14.50 m); 100% fullness.
  • CLIVIA 600 stage velour with SATIN CS lining.
  • Hand-crafted 24-inch (60 cm) high fringe and custom borders.


Design

  • Historic pattern


Client

  • Saxon State Opera, Dresden
    Public Enterprise of the Free State of Saxony

 

Location

  • Dresden / Germany
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MERKUR Markt
Vienna / Austria


Project

  • Manufacture and installation of an atrium masking made from the weatherproofed and slender outdoor textile SKYLIGHT; in the colour anthracite; dimensions of the masking: approx. 235.0 square meters (2.530 sq ft).
  • Installed on a STUDIO E track system with FRICTION-DRIVE and G-FRAME control; overall lenghts of the track system: approx. 45.0 m (148 ft).

 

Client

  • MERKUR Warenhandels AG

 

Location

  • Vienna / Austria
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Schirn Kunsthalle
Frankfurt / Germany


Project

  • Installation of blackout curtains for the foyer of the art hall "Schirn Kunsthalle Frankfurt".
  • Manufacture of two multi-part curtains made from darkening textile NIGHT 300; in the colours light brown and white.
  • Ornamentation of the light brown curtain with white applications of NIGHT 300; dimensions of the curtains: 13,0 x 11,0 m (43 x 36 ft).
  • The white curtain serves on the one hand as blackout curtain and on the other hand as projection surface; width of the curtains: 15,0 m (49 ft); heights of the curtains: between 7,6 and 11,0 m (25 and 36 ft).
  • Installed on a TRUMPF 95 track system.

 

Artist

  • Judith Hopf in cooperation with Mona Kuschel / Couturereal

 

Client

  • Schirn Kunsthalle Frankfurt

 

Location

  • Frankfurt / Germany
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Landquart
Fashion Outlet
Switzerland


Project

  • Interactive video installation by the artist Elke Radtke alias "Juladi" realized with the aid of the outdoor textile SKYLIGHT; in the colour white.
  • Real-time broadcast of passing pedestrian onto projection screen according to the motto "Step in front of the camera and be enchanted". 
  • Dimensions of the projection surface: 5.0 x 3.0 m (16 x 10 ft).

 

Client

  • Elke Radtke  Juladi interactive video installation www.juladi.de

 

Location

  •  Landquart / Switzerland
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Lindenturm
Schwäbisch Gmünd / Germany


Project

Outdoor curtains that connect themselves with the surrounded architecture and nature and offer protection from rain, wind and sunlight:

  • 14 outdoor curtains made from weatherproofed and slender outdoor fabric SKYLIGHT; dimensions of the curtains: each 1.4 x 3.4 m; in the colour white.


Architect

  • Florian Nagler Architekten GmbH


Client

  • City of Schwäbisch Gmünd

 

Location

  • Schwäbisch Gmünd / Germany
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Kreativpark Lokhalle
Freiburg / Germany


Project

Temporary darkening of the event area during presentations and lectures:

  • Three curtains made from blackout fabric ECLIPSE; width: up to 8.0 m; height: up to 10.0 m; in the colour light grey.
  • Installed on TRUMPF 95 cord operated track system.


Client

  • Grünhof GmbH

 

Location

  • Freiburg / Germany
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FRida & freD
The Graz Children's Museum
Austria


Project

Exhibition FRidanella & freDissimo to support childlike movement coordination: 

  • Circus tent made from SATIN CS drapery fabric; in the colours orient red and gentian blue. 
  • Scope of the tent: 34.0 m; diameter of the tent: 11.0 m.

 

Client

  • FRida & freD  The Graz Children's Museum
 

Location

  • Graz / Austria
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Concert Theatre Bern
Switzerland


Project

  • Manufacture and installation of a FENCE scissor track system which contains a divided two-way scissor made of high precision angle steel; each scissor section includes a bracket to suspend the curtain.
  • Track size of 2,00 x 7,75 m (6'6" x 24'4") with a total weight of approximately 900 kg.
  • Complete bi-part traveler curtain system; when the control system is disconnected, manual operation is possible.
  • Manufacture and installation of a bi-part main curtain made from ALICANTE CS stage velvet; in a custom dyed red.
  • Manufacture and installation of a bi-part lining curtain made from SATIN CS drapery fabric; in black.


Contractor

  • Hochbau Stadt Bern

Client
  • Concert Theatre Bern

Location
  • Bern / Schwitzerland
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The Little Mermaid
State Theatre
Linz / Austria


Project

  • Manufacture of several air pillows made of front projection screen OPERA® white.
  • Manufacture of pillow covers made from Satin PROJEKT 350.
  • Usage of approx. 480 square meters of white dance floor VARIO CLASSIC.
 

Client

  • OÖ Theater und Orchester GmbH
 

Location

  • Linz / Austria
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IFA: Sony trade show stand
Berlin / Germany


Project

  • Curved GAMMALUX® microperforated Screen approx. 115.00 m wide by 7.00 m high curved with a radius of approx. 50.00 m. Screen shaped with a section with 10 m drop. Total surface approx. 1000 square metres.
  • Supply of 600.00 additional linear metres LUNAR White.

 

Architect

  • Schmidhuber + Partner GbR


Client

  • Display International Schwendinger GmbH & Co. KG

 

Location

  • Berlin / Germany
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Spiegelzelt Freiburg ZMF
Germany


Project

  • Decorative ECLIPSE fabric ceiling for a mirrored tent measuring 22 meters in diameter, expandable to an area of 22 m x 40 m.
  • Foyer 12 m x 5 m, expandable to an area of 12 m x 20 m.
  • Approximately 700,00 meters stem fringes were processed in the entire tent sky.

 

Client

  • TENT EVENT GmbH, Freiburg

 

Location

  • Freiburg / Germany
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University of Pennsylvania, Center for Nanotechnology
Philadelphia / USA


Project

  • Manufacture and installation of curtains for large meeting/event room using Architect preferred fabric.
  • Specially designed seam construction to allow curtain to be viewed from both sides.
  • Center parting curtain, overall size 13' high x 120' wide (4,00 m x 36,50 m)

 

Architect

  • Weiss / Manfredi, NYC


Project Designer

  • Marion Weiss / Kim Nun


Client

  • University of Pennsylvania, FRES

 

Location

  • Philadelphia / USA
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Louis Vuitton Fondation
Paris / France

 

Project

  • Manufacture and installation of Double-layered Roman curtains (Sizes up to 15 m wide x 14 m drop) Roller curtains (Sizes up to 2.80 m Wide x 15 m drop ) from Blackout fabric ECLIPSE for sun shading / blackout of large scale glass facades.
  • Mounted on multiple STRATUS motorised systems.
  • In addition- 8 further motorised Roman curtains installed to enhance the acoustics of the space. Curtains manufactured from double layered WOOLSERGE in custom dyed grey.
  • Dimensions (W x H): 2.50 m × 9 m (6 x), 3.30 m x 11.90 m (x 1), 5 m x 4.30 m (1 x).

 

Client

  • Tambè / Fondation Louis Vuitton

 

Location

  • Paris / France
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Zorlu Center
Istanbul / Turkey

 

Project

  • Over 200 m JOKER 95 track, of which 110 m had a double top rope guide.

  • Over 150 m TRUMPF 95 track.

  • 18 x TRAC-DRIVE motors.

  • Curtains made from over 7000 m (7km!) WOOLSERGE fabric.

  • Main curtain for the Musical Theatre (two curtains) 14 m x 13 m with 100% fullness made from ASCONA 570 with a UNISATIN lining.

  • Main curtain for the Drama Theatre (two curtains) 10 m x 10.5 m with 100% fullness made from ASCONA 570 with a UNISATIN lining.


Client

  • Benart Sound-Light-Vision- Stage System

 

Location

  • Istanbul / Turkey

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Croatian National Theatre
Zagreb / Croatia

 

Project

  • Specially fabricated to reproduce historically accurate original curtain.

  • Border made of stage velvet ALICANTE, color wine red, with hand-crafted 35 cm high fringe; size: 11.20 m wide x 2.60 m high (+ 100 % fullness).

  • Main Curtain: Made in two pieces from ALICANTE stage velour, color wine red, with ECLIPSE lining and hand-crafted 75 cm high fringe.

  • Size each part: 6,50 m wide x 10,84 m high (+50 % fullness).

  • Wagner style curtain operation.

  

Client

  • Maori

 

Location

  • Zagreb / Croatia
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Bolshoi Theatre
Moscow / Russia

 

Project

  • Specialized, heavy-duty, FENCE curtain machinery for main curtain.
  • System raises and lowers from grid for system maintenance and to easily change rigging between tab and traveler curtain-opening styles.
  • For tab style, curtain lifts to 41 ft (12.50 m) at 5 ft/sec. (1.5 m/s) max. speed; for traveler, it lifts 57 ft (17.5 m) at 10 ft/sec. (3 m/s).
  • Total system weight 3,000 kg (6,614 lb).
  • 12 motorized STRATUS systems with black SATIN CS draperies, each 10 ft wide x 77 ft high (3 m x 23.6 m).

 

Client

  • Bosch Rexroth Group

 

Location

  • Moscow / Russia